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Immerse yourself in the forest. Tune into your senses. Reconnect with nature. Time spent under the canopy of trees gives us a boost that is both physical and mental.

Use the menu above to find out more about Forest Bathing+ and where you can join us.

About

Forest bathing is the deeply relaxing experience of immersing yourself in the woods, taking in the forest through your senses.

The practice originated in Japan, where studies have shown a large range of potential benefits including reducing stress, boosting the immune system, and decreasing feelings of anxiety and depression. Click here for more on the science behind forest bathing.

Wilder Lives sessions are led by Liz Burfield, who loves forest bathing for its combination of mindfulness and time in nature. Click here for more information about Liz and her approach to forest bathing.

You can also find out more about what actually happens in a session, or check out some of the comments from previous participants.

Events

EVENTS ARE ON HOLD IN NOVEMBER – SEE BELOW FOR DATES IN 2021!

The new lockdown has put a temporary halt to sessions, but there’s plenty to look forward to in 2021…

We are looking forward to offering events for the first time at Wendover Woods near Aylesbury, a beautiful site with lots of history that gives gorgeous views of the Chilterns.

The new year will also see regular bi-monthly events at our other new venue Salcey Forest. Salcey lies between Milton Keynes and Northampton – it was once part of a medieval royal hunting forest and is still home to ancient oaks.

And we’ll also be back at RSPB The Lodge (near Sandy, just off the A1 in Bedfordshire), a firm favourite with lovely winding trails among oak and birch.

Join us on one of the dates below to explore and experience these special places in a totally new way!

COVID-19: At Wilder Lives we aim to provide a safe space to enable you to relax and enjoy the woods and this will remain our priority. Group size, procedures, activities, and routes have been adapted in line with COVID-secure guidance – click for further details but please also feel free to contact us if you have any particular concerns or questions.

DateTimePriceLocationBook tickets
23/01/211pm-3pm£20Salcey ForestEventbrite
20/03/211pm-3pm£20Salcey ForestEventbrite

News

Enjoy all of autumn

Spending time in nature can become even more important as the evenings start to draw in. But if the changing weather and shorter daylight hours mean you’re finding it a bit harder to leave the house, here are our top tips for getting out there and enjoying autumn forest bathing: Keep it toasty – if you are …

Contact

For booking, please use the links provided in the relevant event posts.

For more information or any questions, please contact Liz Burfield

liz@wilderlives.co.uk

07779724818